If Google site kit WordPress Plugin is not working for you and you are getting some error like ‘Data Error‘ or ‘Account not found‘ or ‘Data Error in Adsense‘ or Analytics option, or ‘Permission issue Accessing Data‘ then you must read this blog post carefully. This blog post shows you 2 Methods to fix any Google Site Kit Error easily.
What is the Google Site Kit Error or Google Site Kit Not Working?
Google site kit is a great WordPress Plugin to get all the important Analytics and Adsense data right on your dashboard without leaving your WordPress website. But sometimes Google Site Kit does not work properly and gives the error like ‘Data Error‘ or ‘Account not found‘ or ‘Data Error in Adsense‘ or Analytics option, or ‘Permission issue Accessing Data‘.
This is quite frustrating and most of the people are not able to fix this easily even after reinstalling it number of times. This has lead people to uninstall it and use some other plugin like MosterInsight which is a paid plugin.
What is the cause of Google Site Kit not working or Google Site Kit Error?
The main cuase of Google Site not working for most people is having different accounts for Goolge Analytics and Google Adsense and Google Search Console. This is actually the main culprit in most cases and if you can fix this the proplem is solved.
How to fix Google Site Kit not Working?
This is quite easy than you think and there are two methods which can help you fix the google site kit error in most cases. Make sure you read the blog post carefully and follow both the methods diligently otherwise this fix may not work for you.
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Watch the Video below or read the post if you like.
Method #1-Fix Google Site Kit Not Working
First of all, you need to reset the Google Site Kit WordPress Plugin. So, Click on the Accounts on the Top Right Corner of the Screen on the Google Site Kit Dashboard. See the image below.
Select Disconnect from the drop-down Menu.
Click on the Reset Site Kit.
Now click on the Start Setup button.
Now Click on the Sign in with Google.
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Choose your Google Account you set up for the Google search Console.
Now you need to allow the permission to the Google site Kit so click on the Allow Button.
Now the setup is complete. So, click on the Go to my Dashboard.
On the Google Site kit dashboard make sure you connect the Google Adsense in the last after you finished connecting Analytics and PageSpeed Insight. This will fix google site kit not working or google site kit error for most people.
Now click on the Connect Services just under Analytics.
Now you have to choose your Google Analytics Account if it is not the same as search console. In case it is different then choose Use another account.
Click on the Allow button.
This would take you to the Google Site kit Dashboard and you have to choose All Web Site Data and click on the Configure Analytics.
Doing the same you can connect the PageSpeed Insight. So, in the last you can connect your Google Adsense Account by clicking Connect service under Adsense icon.
Choose your Google Adsense account and if it different then select use Different Account option.
Enter your password and click on the Next Button.
Click Allow once again.
Now you will see this option where it will tell you to let the Site kit to place Adsense code on your site. You can turn this off if you don’t want the site kit to automatically place the ads like me. I like to place ads on my site myself.
Now it will take you the Adsense dashboard on the site kit. Here you can do additional settings like Enabling Auto Ads or to verify if your site is ready on the main Google Adsense page.
Now Just press Continue.
By now probably you must have fixed the Google Site kit error as you can see all your earning stats on this page.
But if you go the Google Site kit dashboard then some of you might get this Error called ‘Permissions Issue Accessing Data‘. That means google site kit is not working and there is an error ‘this account does not have access to the requested data’.
If you are also getting this error then, make sure you follow Method #2.
Method #2-Fix Google Site Kit Not Working
Visit Google search console in a new tab. Click on the Settings on the bottom left corner of the screen.
Now here you need to add a new user if you have different email accounts set up for Search Console and Google Adsense. Click on the Add User button on the Top Right Corner of the screen. Enter your email id and set Permission owner. I have already done it.
Next step is to visit Google Analytics. Click on the Admin on the Bottom left corner of the screen. Then select Account user management.
Now Click on the Add users.
Now here you need to enter your email id which you have used for Google Adsense if it is different from that of Google Search Console or Analytics. If you have different Email ids for adsense, search console and Analytics then you need to add remaining two email ids.
Check the permissions Edit, Collaborate, Read & Analyze except Manage users. Then select the Add Button.
Now it will show you all the accounts you have just added.
Now go back to your WrodPress Dashboard and select Site Kit Dashboard.
Congratulations! You have successfully fixed the Google Site Kit Error or Google site kit not working issue very easily. You can check all the options within the site kit if everythign is working properly and you don’t have any error or issue.
If there is still any error then make sure you follow both the Methods once again carefully and check if you have missed any step.
Now you can check all Adsense Data is now visible.
Go to the settings and see if All the 4 options in site kit are connected and showing Green check mark. That means you have fixed all the issues with google site kit WordPress Plugin and it is fully working.
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